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Light Hitting Night For Affiliates, Morris Pitches 5 Shutout Innings

Light Hitting Night For Affiliates, Morris Pitches 5 Shutout Innings

GCL Yankees� 8,� GCL Pirates� 2 (box)
Rehabbing LF Wes Freeman had 2 hits and an RBI for the Pirates, and 3B Kevin Mort also drove in a run, but the Pirates' pitchers could not contain the Yankees this afternoon.� The Pirates' first run came in the 3rd inning, when Mort singled and stole second base.� Rehabbing C Eric Fryer walked, and a wild pitch moved both runners up a base.� Freeman drove in Mort with a line drive into center field for an RBI single.� They scored again in the 5th, when C Elias Diaz doubled and 2B Luis Solano singled.� Mort grounded to third, and the Yankees tried for a double play, but Mort beat the throw to first, while Diaz scored.
The loss went to starter Jarryd Sullivan, who gave up 5 runs on 6 hits and a walk, including 2 home runs.� The first 3 runs came in the 2nd inning.� A walk, a single, and a throwing error by Sullivan on a pick-off attempt brought in the first run.� An RBI double and an RBI single added a run each.� The two home runs, both solo blasts,...

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